Daily Archives: February 11, 2020

  The Philippines and Thailand are countries in Southeast Asia that made the city of Bitung, North Sulawesi, a place to study fishing vessel crew protection models. Representatives of the two countries visited Bitung city on Thursday, 1/30/2020. The purpose of the visit was to see and learn about the fishing vessel crew protection format developed by the SAFE Seas Project (SSP). The program implemented by the Indonesian International Plan Foundation (YPII) with DFW-Indonesia shows that forced labour and trafficking practices in the capture fisheries sector need to be reduced through multistakeholder cooperation. Indonesia’s Destructive Fishing Watch (DFW) National Coordinator, Moh Abdi Suhufan said that efforts to protect fishing vessel crews in North Sulawesi and Bitung were carried out through a multistakeholder approach with strong national, educational and preventive regulatory support at the community level. “The Safe Fishing Alliance (SFA) platform at the North Sulawesi provincial level and the formation…

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